Today, President Obama announced his new plan to address climate change. The plan proposes new rules to cut carbon dioxide emissions from the nation’s remaining coal fired power plants. Announced through the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan  by EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy this morning, the President and the EPA propose to cut carbon dioxide pollution from… Read More
The recent series of climate catastrophes have weighed heavily on our hearts and minds. We call on all of our elected officials at every level to act swiftly now for an equitable and sustainable recovery rooted in racial, economic, and environmental justice. CEJA will continue to work toward a rapid and just transition off fossil fuels to clean renewable energy. We can’t afford any more false solutions. Now is the time to rise together with a bold vision for climate justice. Read More
CEJA hosted a series of in-district community town halls to create a space to educate elected officials on environmental justice, immigrant rights, and housing rights, engage community residents and their elected officials in dialogue, help move decision-makers closer to championing our policies, and bridge movements.
CEJA is proud to have stood up for environmental and climate justice in the face of a cap and trade extension that leaves behind our communities. AB 398 is a big step backwards for California's climate policy and we have a lot of hard work ahead of us. Moving forward, we will need to ensure our state agencies use their full power to make AB 398 implementation as strong as possible.